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Winchester M1897 Trenchgun
March 30, 2016
10:00 pm
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Just made a deal to buy a WW1, US marked M1897 Trenchgun. I have not seen the gun yet. A friend is brokering the deal for me in Alabama.

These guns are really scarce with all original parts. The handguards are mostly missing or incorrect. I probably should have kept the two WW1 guns I had, but I went off in a different direction of collecting, and sold them both.   Big Larry

March 31, 2016
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Larry,

Please make sure that you send me the information on it for my research survey.

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April 1, 2016
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I sent you a long PM on these shotguns but my computer went offline as I hit the send button. Lost in Space. I will forward pics to you as soon as I have the shotgun in hand. About 3 weeks.   Thanks, Big Larry

April 1, 2016
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Larry,

Since when are you getting back into trench gun collecting?Smile

April 1, 2016
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Tom D said

Larry,

Since when are you getting back into trench gun collecting?Smile

Since I was offered a real nice M1897 that is US marked for $2,000 and a $850 scope. I could not pass that up. I probably could make near $5000 profit if I sold it, which I am not going to do. Hey, I am old, but not a dummy.   Big Larry

April 1, 2016
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Sounds like an awesome deal.   Is it as nice as the one you sold me or how about that 99% US marked WWI 1897 trench gun you once owned?

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I have never seen another 99%er M1897 Trenchgun. I sold that one for $13,000. BTW, which Tom D. are you? I am getting on with CRS. Thanks, Big Larry

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